Chicken Lettuce Wrap

by on May 15, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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INGREDIENTS

  • About ½ pound chicken
  • Fresh head of butter lettuce or romaine (not iceburg)
  • Spices to taste
    – See list of alternate ingredients below.  Don’t use more than 5 total, or you will not be able to distinguish the tastes.
  • ginger juice (grated and squeezed)
  • Cabbage finely shredded
  • Peanuts – crushed
  • Mayonnaise / Salad dressing
  • 1 TBL olive oil
  • Dash of Cayenne pepper
  • Optional: heat as a stir fry
  • Other ingredients as compelled

STEP BY STEP

  1. Stir fry onions till translucent
  2. Add chicken to finish cooking
  3. Mix all ingredients together
  4. Serve with large Romaine lettuce leaves (or butter lettuce for smaller wraps and a bit more flavor)
  5. Hoisin sauce or Teriyaki Dipping Sauce

Also makes a decent burro when wrapped in a flour tortilla.

ALTERNATE INGREDIENTS

  • Cilantro
  • Diced green onion
  • Garlic
  • Hoisin sauce
  • Artichokes
  • Sweet peppers
  • Shredded carrots
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Monterey jack cheese
  • Chopped black olives
  • Chopped green olives
  • Tomato
  • Feta cheese
  • Cottage cheese
  • Garlic
  • Capers
  • Mustard

P.F. Chang’s adds shittake mushrooms, sherry, bamboo shoots, and water chestnuts; but then again, they serve this with iceberg lettuce!! Yech.

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